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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.
Under the Childrens Health and Environment Study (CHES), mothers in their first trimester are being followed prenatally and through birth, to assemble a comprehensive bank of biospecimens and lifestyle data. Infants will then be tracked under the new NIH-funded national study, Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO), for which we are a cohort center. Dr. Leonardo Trasande is the principal investigator and section head. Three hospitals are involved in growing the birth cohort: NYU-Tisch Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, and NYU-Lutheran Hospital.
Recruiting participants and collecting data at the 3 clinical sites. Collecting, processing and storage of prenatal biospecimens.
Obtaining specimens at birth, including placenta, umbilical cord, and cord blood. Night call duties, including attendance at deliveries.
Recruitment of mothers and infants from CHES into ECHO. Conducting questionnaire-based interviews of participants.
Conducting on-site child visits, including anthropometric measurements and DEXA scans. Collecting, processing, and storage of maternal and child biospecimens.
To qualify you must have a Associate's Degree plus one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.
Bachelors or Masters degree in public health or a related field.
Comfortable working with people on teams and in sensitive situations.
Experience or interest in working in a clinical setting.
Fluency in Spanish is desirable, but not a requirement.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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